#IamSCHRIEVER Portraits

  • Schriever Airman impacts warfighters, sends first command

    Airman 1st Class William Beattie wakes up in the morning, brushes his teeth, shaves, showers, listens to country music and puts on his uniform before he drives to work at the 4th Space Operations Squadron as an Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite mission control sub-systems operator at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.Beattie, having
  • 6 SOPS stays mission ready through rain, sleet, snow or hail

    The 6th Space Operations Squadron provides meteorological data to civilian and military assets across the world and is an integral part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration operations.Maj. Meagan Tovado, 6th SOPS assistant director of operations, said the unit is responsible for providing timely and efficient operational support
  • Why I Wear the Uniform

    Putting on my uniform in the morning is not a chore and it will never be. Wearing the uniform of the United States Air Force, whatever it may be at any point in time, will always be a privilege. The uniform isn’t just an outfit, it’s a symbol of freedom, sacrifice, heritage and hope for the future. Being part of the Air Force instills a sense of
  • Schriever Airman returns from deployment, farms for resilience

    Growing up in the suburbs, Tech. Sgt. Michael Jones, 50th Space Wing Inspector General’s office wing exercise section chief, never thought he’d be working on a farm in his spare time.After receiving a two-day notice he would deploy to Guantanamo Bay Naval Station, Cuba, in July 2018, and having his deployment changed from four months to nine months
  • Schriever school liaison connects military students to schools

    Air Force families across the world include 175,000 children ages 5-18, and these children generally move more than six to nine times during their K-12 school years, often making multiple moves in high school years alone.
  • Airman cycles in USA Cycling Championships

    Staff Sgt. Bryant Lopez-Cepero, 50th Network Operations Group training manager at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, participated in the USA Cycling National Championships July 2 – 8 in Los Angeles, California.
  • Schriever recognizes National Caribbean American Heritage Month

    The Department of Defense recognizes the contributions Caribbean Americans have made to the military.
  • Proud to be an American; from Russia to American Airman

    Patriotism and love for country can be a reason why men and women choose to serve in the armed forces, and it’s no different for Tech. Sgt. Inna Lvova, 50th Comptroller Squadron non-commissioned officer in charge of financial analysis at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, who said she is proud to wear the uniform of the United States Air Force.
  • Year of the Defender: The gatekeeper; more than meets the eye

    50th Security Forces Squadron Airmen are the first individuals to greet anyone entering Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, but who is the individual behind the plate carrier, M4 carbine and Berretta M9? Airman 1st Class Stevie La Croix, 50th SFS response force patrol, hails from Hesperia, California about an hour and a half from Los Angeles. La Croix said she always had plans to join the Air Force. “I wanted to go to college and I knew the Air Force could help with that and my grandfather was in the Navy,” she said. “From about the age of 10 I knew the military was something I wanted to be a part of.” La Croix said she plans to make a career out of the Air Force and utilize the benefits earned through her service.
  • Schriever celebrates diversity, Asian, Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    As early as 1815 in the battle for New Orleans alongside General Andrew Jackson, Asian Americans have served in the United States armed forces. Since then, the U.S. military has become a stronger and more capable force. Airman 1st Class Jad Arcega, 50th Force Support Squadron customer service apprentice, said representing the Philippines in the United States military is something he is proud to do. “To be able to stand out and represent my culture in this career field really means a lot to me,” he said.

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